What is 3 86/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 86/3 as a decimal is 31.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 3 86/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 3 and add its product to 86 in the numerator to get: 95/3. Now we will attempt to convert 95/3 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 95 by the denominator 3:95 (numerator) Γ· 3 (denominator) = 31.67As a result, you get 31.67 as your answer when you convert 3 86/3 (or 95/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 23/13 as a decimal?What is 2 42/42 as a decimal?What is 5 20/26 as a decimal?What is 3 14/40 as a decimal?